Institutional Review Board 

Institutional Review Board (IRB) staff are responsible for managing and supporting the IRB’s scientific and ethical review of research studies submitted by HPHCI researchers, including those on the faculty of the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The IRB also enters into reliance agreements for multi-site studies as a reviewing IRB and a relying IRB. The IRB utilizes IRBNet for electronic submission and administrative management of projects.


IRB Resources:


Contact: Paula Tebeau, Sr. Compliance Mgr., IRB


Research Study Concerns?

  • If you have questions or concerns regarding the rights of a research participant, you may leave a message anonymously on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 800-807-6812.

  • To report suspected research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, the interim contact is Michael Dizinno, Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist,, or 617-867-4212.

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